Re: X refuses to start!
Chris Ivanovich wrote:
> X >/tmp/x.out Z>&1
Should be a '2'.
I'd use 'X 2>&1 | tee /tmp/x.out' though so you also see messages on the
console in case this helps any.
> I get a lot of disk thrashing and then nothing. So when I look in
> the /etc/x.out file to see what the server says, it has only one
> character - a "y" with an umlaut over it.
All empty files look like that if you cat them ;) Nothing got written to it
due to your mistake probably.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \ member of XFree86 and the DRI project